Assistant Ranch Manager

Website Limelight Groves

Local, Organic Tree-Ripened Fruit

Job Description

Limelight Groves is looking for a motivated individual to join the Farm and Packinghouse Team as Asst. Ranch & Packinghouse Manager. This person will report to the Ranch Manager and is responsible for assisting with order fulfillment, support of the day to day packing operations, including deliveries and managing delivery route. The role also includes daily/ weekly grove maintenance, harvesting, including coordinating labor, transporting fruit from the grove to packing facility. This position will work closely with farming team directing employees and managing production to advance the growth of Limelight Groves operations.

Responsibilities & Duties

  • Working closely with FLCs to ensure all compliance and safety procedures are met.
  • Conducting evaluations by block on fruit size, quality and quantity.
  • Coordinating labor schedules for grove maintenance, harvesting and packing.
  • Maintain safety protocols and training.
  • Following all compliance rules for packinghouse.
  • Managing crop inputs.
  • Packing support
  • Order fulfillment
  • Perform deliveries and coordinate delivery schedule

Skills & Other Technical Knowledge

  • Must be organized with the ability to work effectively, both individually and as a member of the team
  • Must have strong communications skills, both verbal and written
  • Must have a clean driving record and be willing to make deliveries.
  • Must have experience driving a forklift, farm vehicles and working with heavy machinery
  • Must have computer skills including Excel
  • Desire to work outdoors in the cold and hot weather
  • Packinghouse and food safety experience a plus.


  • Monday to Friday

Minimum Requirements & Experience:

  • Must be bilingual (English/Spanish)
  • CA Driver’s License
  • Must have experience driving a forklift, farm vehicles and working with heavy machinery
  • 3 – 5 years previous agriculture experience
  • Citrus & Avocado (Preferred)
  • Background check required

COVID-19 considerations: All employees expected to follow government protocols and be vaccinated.

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